Category: Roughing It News

Get Ready for Halloween with Roughing It!

Halloween is almost here! We can’t wait to see all of our campers dressed up and ready to go! Still don’t have your costume? Don’t fret! Check out some of the last minute costume ideas that our crafty campers have come up with – complete with accessories! Need a Halloween treat?

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Trick or Treat Street!

Come out on and join us tomorrow for some halloween fun at the Lafayette Trick or Treat Street! Roughing It will be handing out candy from 4-6pm, and we would love to see some of our camp friends there! For more info on the event, check out their website here.

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Res Run Fun!

This past weekend, Roughing It went out to support the Lafayette Res Run for Education! We had such a great time, and we loved getting to talk with members of our community. Counselors Tia and Meagan came out with us and led fun games and activities. If you’re looking for

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Join Us For The Lafayette Res Run!

This weekend Roughing It is excited to be at the Lafayette Res Run for Education! We will have a booth set up with fun games and prizes, and we would love for you all to come out and join us! We even have some surprise counselors coming back to help

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Roughing It Camp Tours – October 22 & November 5

Come see camp on October 22 or November 5! Camp Tours are a perfect way to see camp, meet the Directors and ask any questions you may have about Roughing It. Check out our schedule of upcoming tour dates or schedule a personal tour at time that works for your family! 

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Our Hearts Are With You

We know that many in our community have friends and family in the devastated areas. This is an incredibly difficult time for the Bay Area. Two summer camps, Clover Leaf Ranch and Camp Newman have suffered extensive damage due to the fires. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all

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Camp Updates for Summer 2018

Dear Camp Families, Welcome to our 46th Camp Season! While much has changed over the years, the Roughing It values are just as important today as we help children build the life skills needed to be happy, contributing citizens in the 21st century. Updates for Summer 2018 As we open

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Summer 2017 Highlights Video Is Here!

We are already missing our summer friends! Relive all of  your favorite Roughing It memories with our Summer 2017 Highlights video here, or on camper caboodle. We are already looking forward to making more memories next summer!

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Closing Circle…. A time to say good-bye

We are already missing our summer friends! Relive all of  your favorite Roughing It memories with our Summer 2017 Highlights video here, or on camper caboodle. We are already looking forward to making more memories next summer!

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Staff Farewell Song!

Today was the final day of camp this summer, and we just want to thank everyone for an amazing summer! We hope you all take away life-long memories from camp, and we hope everyone has a great school year! Check out our staff singing a farewell song under the “Summer

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Final Week of Summer 2017!

This week at Roughing It, we celebrated Olympic week! This is a very special week for us, as our campers work on sportsmanship, positive attitude and forming lasting ties with friends. Campers competed in lots of challenges and fun team building activities at our program areas, and enjoyed trying to

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Roughing It goes International!

This week at camp is world cultures and cultural awareness week at Roughing It. We practiced life skills around camp such as understanding differences and appreciating diversity. As part of this week, we celebrated International day on Wednesday! Campers had a great time dressing up for the different cultures represented

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